Ms Apriel D Jolliffe Simpson

Apriel Jolliffe Simpson

Teaching Fellow

Qualifications: BSocSc (Hons) Psychology, PGCert Statistics

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Iwi: Ngāti Tūwharetoa

Papers Taught

Research Interests

Forensic psychology, crime science, cybercrime, family violence, kaupapa Māori interventions, and equity.

Recent Publications

  • Simpson, A., Jolliffe Simpson, A., Soar, M., Oldfield, L., Roy, R. P., & Salter, L. A. (2022). Elephant In the room: Precarious work In New Zealand Universities. University of Auckland. Retrieved from

  • Jolliffe Simpson, A., Tomkins, J., Taaka, S., & Polaschek, D. (2021). Is there an association between controlling behaviour and intimate partner violence revictimization. Poster session presented at the meeting of New Zealand Evidence Based Policing Centre Conference: Online 2021. Online. Retrieved from

  • Jolliffe Simpson, A. D., Joshi, C. I., & Polaschek, D. L. L. (2021). Predictive validity of the DYRA and SAFVR: New Zealand Police’s family violence risk assessment instruments. Criminal Justice and Behavior, OnlineFirst. doi:10.1177/0093854821997525

  • Oldfield, L. D., Roy, R., Simpson, A. B., Jolliffe Simpson, A., & Salter, L. A. (2021). Academic activism in the wake of a pandemic: A collective self-reflection from Aotearoa/New Zealand. International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation. doi:10.1027/2157-3891/a000027

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Crime; Psychology

Forensic Psychology; Crime Science